What about the next picture?
It’s the same field! The first picture was taken earlier this week, while the second was right before planting. Pretty awesome, huh?
A lot of our cotton is getting tall and needs growth regulator*, however, that which was replanted super late (or planted on “broke dirt” without the use of conservation tillage) looks more like this:
Up, but not nearly as big as the other. Which means, several upcoming major holidays (Thanksgiving, the Iron Bowl, etc…) might be spent on a cotton stripper or module builder.
For more information about cotton across the country, check out JP’s post on what other farmers are doing with their cotton crop this week.
*In case you were wondering, growth regulator is used so that the cotton stays a managable height for harvest.